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Lake Powhatan Campground

52 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

New for 2019: Glamping sites are now available at Lake Powhatan! Experience nature and outdoor recreation without sacrificing the comforts and luxuries of home. Choose one of 12 custom designed, fully furnished canvas platform tents in the heart of the national forest for your next mountain…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Poor
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

52 Reviews of Lake Powhatan Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 15
  • 36
Napunani
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2022

Shade, Shade and more Shade!

PROS 

Discounted camp fee with senior pass 

Reserved 169 days prior to arriving 

Friendly and helpful gate attendant 

Nearly 100% shade at each site 

Excellent dark sky viewing 

Private sites with large space along with vegetation between sites 

Very quiet 

Asphalt parking pad surrounded…

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  • Map
  • Bear Notification
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Site38
Month of VisitJune
Jeremy K.
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2022

Perfect early fall camping!

We stayed at site 15 with our Runaway camper and friends that were in a tent. Plenty of room at the campsite and the facilities were nice as well. Close to town and local breweries which was a plus 😉

Site35
Month of VisitNovember
Sebrena W.
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2021

Excellent campground

BEAUTIFUL and Clean campsite. Very convenient stations to dispose of trash, grab fresh clean water, use the restroom, and shower. Perfect distance from other campers; not too close to feel overcrowded, not too far to feel all alone. VERY clean. Friendly, helpful staff. STUNNING place to watch the…

SiteBig John 007
Month of VisitDecember

Location

Lake Powhatan Campground is located in North Carolina

Directions

From Asheville, take I-26 to exit 33. Go south approximately 2 miles on State Route 191 to the Lake Powhatan Recreation Area sign. Turn right and follow signs to the campground.

Coordinates

35.48166672 N
82.63000081 W

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